Factors Affecting Romantic Relationship Satisfaction of University Students
Keywords:University students, sexual attachment, sexual attitude, self-esteem, romantic relationship satisfaction.
Background/Objectives: The purpose of this study was to identify the factors affecting romantic relationship
satisfaction of university students.
Method/Statistical analysis: This study was conducted with 187 students from four universities in cities
and provinces nationwide. Data were collected from September to October 2019 using a self-administered
questionnaire. Collected data were analyzed through the stepwise regression analysis using the SPSS
Findings: The final regression model showed that self-esteem, anxiety attachment, and avoidance attachment
were significant predictors related to romantic relationship satisfaction in university students and explained
34.7% of the variance in romantic relationship satisfaction.
Improvements/Applications: The university student period is a time to form an adult attachment, thereby
preparing for a happy marriage in the future by increasing the romantic relationship satisfaction. Therefore,
it is necessary to develop and apply the educational programs that can increase self-esteem and positive
heterosexual relationship for university students.
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